Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

Homemade Weed Killer

Homemade Weed Killer DIY Homemade Weed Killer Recipe Ingredients for homemade weed killer: 1 Gallon White Distilled Vinegar 1/2 c. Salt 1 T. Eco-Friendly Liquid Dish Soap Combine all ingredients into the gallon of vinegar.  Mix well.  Once all ingredients are dissolved you can then add the mixture to any type of spray bottle. Spray on weeds early in the morning, on a day that is going to be hot and sunny.  Remember to ONLY spray the weeds that you intend to kill, because this mixture will kill any type of living plant, grass, etc. Wait 24-48 hours, and all […]

How to use Vanilla Bean

 How to use Vanilla Bean: To use the vanilla bean in recipes, split the bean open lengthwise, and scrape out the thousands of black seeds that are inside.  You can do this by splitting the bean down the middle with a small, sharp knife.  Next, fold back the sides and with a spoon or back of the knife, simply scrape out all of the tiny black seeds inside, then just add seeds into a recipe.  The seeds of 1 bean are equivalent to about 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Another way to use vanilla beans in recipes, is by adding the […]

The power of Goji Berries

 The power of Goji Berries The goji berry (Lycium Barbarum) is also called the wolf berry. It is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that’s native to  the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet and Mongolia, and many other countries. They have been used in many medicinal preparations for thousands of years, proving its efficiency as a medicinal plant.  It is enjoyed above most other superfoods and adaptogenic herbs, because it is much more palatable compared to many of the other bitter roots and barks. Goji berries improve the immune system and increase longevity due to it’s powerful antioxidants. They […]